The creation of decent work and sustainable livelihoods, including rural development, is at the heart of the national government strategic imperatives for poverty alleviation and the promotion of entrepreneurship.

SebataSDC specialises in the training of municipal employees and their communities. Through its Skills Development Centre, Sebata can assist with the following:

  • Conducting a skills needs analysis for your municipality
  • Advising your municipality on legislative SETA requirements and assisting with the establishment of a skills development committee
  • Creating a municipal skills strategy
  • Advising on the establishment of skills development initiatives
  • Assisting your municipality with compiling and submitting a workplace skills plan (WSP)
  • Soliciting funds for skills development interventions from SETAs
  • Implementing the sector skills plan (SSP) and WSP
  • Acting as a contact person between your municipality and the relevant SETA
  • Advicing on the quality assurance requirements set by the relevant SETA
  • Aligning your municipality‚Äôs strategy with the Human Resource Development Strategy
  • Understanding and implementing the National Human Resources Development Plan (NHRDP) and the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) objectives
  • Rolling out SETA-accredited skills development programmes, internships, learnerships, and artisan programmes for municipal employees and their community, in line with the Human Resource Development Strategy
  • Assisting with sustainable youth job creation and poverty alleviation
  • Drafting annual training reports on the implementation of the WSP
  • Serving as a resource for all aspects of skills development


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